employee benefits

Moving services

fitness

travel

Home & Auto Insurance

Memberships

 

Employee Benefits

The United Church's group insurance benefits are provided by Green Shield Canada and Great-West Life, and administered by McAteer Group.

Great Resources

Health, Dental, and Life Benefits

Benefits for Pensioners

Benefits Summary for Active Members

Change 4 Life

 
 

Fitness

Goodlife Fitness

United Church of Canada Employees, retirees, and their partners and dependents are eligible for Goodlife Fitness memberships for the discounted price of $449/year (plus applicable provincial taxes) or $24+tax bi-weekly including towel service.

Details:

  • Sign up at any time

  • Memberships include towel service, and access to 250+ Goodlife Fitness locations, short-term access to Énergie Cardio, and 24 Hour Fitness locations across Canada

  • The employee or retiree must have a membership in order for the spouse or dependent to take advantage of the discounted membership

  • Existing Goodlife members can switch to the corporate rate without incurring cancellation fees

Getting Started

Please email edge@united-church.ca with your interest in signing up for a Goodlife membership. You will be sent instructions for how to register through Goodlife’s electronic registration tool.

Annual memberships cannot be cancelled, and are paid up front by credit card.

Bi-weekly memberships are ongoing, and can be cancelled at any time, with payment withdrawn from your personal bank account.

 
 

Home & Auto Insurance

The United Church of Canada Group Home and Auto Insurance Program is offered by HUB International and underwritten by Waterloo Insurance Company.

HUB is one of the largest brokerages in Canada. The company provides a broad array of property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, reinsurance, investment, and risk management products and services. They have access to over 27 companies, allowing them to compare rates and coverage for multiple companies at the same time.

This program is available to all United Church employees, active pension plan members, pensioners and dependents residing in the same household. United Church members are eligible for group discounts through Waterloo.

Learn more here...

 
 

Memberships

Ontario Non-profit Network

The United Church of Canada is proud to partner with the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) to offer an exclusive ONN membership at no cost to our members. Simply visit ONN’s website to become a member and use this code to sign up for your membership: UCC

About ONN. ONN is the independent nonprofit network, with a reach of over 20,000, for the 55,000 nonprofits and charities in Ontario, focused on policy, advocacy, and services to strengthen Ontario’s nonprofit sector as a key pillar of our society and economy. ONN works to create a public policy environment that allows nonprofits and charities to thrive. ONN engages their network of diverse nonprofit organizations across Ontario to work together on issues affecting the sector and channel the voices of our network to government, funders, and other stakeholders.

The perks of being ONN Member:

  • Focus on your mission. ONN has their ear to the ground when it comes to issues and policies impacting the nonprofit sector. They track and interpret provincial policy and updates, and analyze how it impacts nonprofits – so you stay informed on what’s happening and apply your own expert view for your organization and subsector or region. Working with the sector, they mobilize calls to action.

  • Stay informed. ONN finds out what’s happening in communities, government and the sector – issues, trends and news – and keeps you up-to-date.

  • Add your leadership voice. ONN advocates with and for the sector, giving you ways to share your experience and expertise, while identifying opportunities and resources to work across the sector.

  • Save money. ONN membership provides up to $100 off their annual conference, Nonprofit Driven, FREE webinars, 30%+ in savings for the ONN Nonprofit Insurance Program, as well as exclusive access to the ONN Employee Benefits Program and Nonprofit Lands Registry. Plus ONN Members receive free postings year-round on their job board for nonprofits connectjobs.ca, and gain access to special corporate deals including VIA Rail.

 
 

Moving Services

Moving can be extremely stressful.  

Passages Relocation Service (Passages) has been handling moves for the United Church of Canada for the past ten years.

Passages works to connect relocating members of the United Church with our network trusted suppliers in the Country. 

They are a full service relocation company working on an open-broker network that allows them to choose from a number of moving companies, real estate agents, lawyers and destination service providers.  This network allows them to find the best service suitable to you at the most competitive price.

Passages provides the following service options: 

● Door-to-door Moving / Storage Services Worldwide

● Relocation Policy Development / Executive Counseling

● Guaranteed Home Sale Program / Appraisal Services

● Home Marketing / Sale / Purchase Assistance

● Lump Sum Relocation / Expense Management Tracking

● Real Estate Services / Mortgage Broking

● Temporary Accommodations / Property Management

● Orientation / Settling in Services / Rental Assistance


You can contact Passages through one of the following channels:

Telephone: 416-691-4231

Toll Free: 1-888-691-3949

Fax: 416-691-1720

Email: info@passagesrelo.com

Or visit us at our website.

 
 

Travel

Hotels

Days Inn

We are pleased to exclusively offer The United Church of Canada the following Preferred Corporate Booking ID: 20878

This Corporate Booking ID will allow you to receive a 15% discount without restrictions at any Days Inn location across Canada.

Your preferred corporate rate can be accessed at www.daysinn.ca or by calling 1-800-DAYS-INN (1-800-329-7466) and quoting your Corporate Booking ID of 18078

To access this on www.daysinn.ca please click on the “special rates and codes” link on the left of the website, type 20878 in the corporate code field and press enter. You can then choose your city and dates, and get real time availability on any of our properties. This will work for up to 9 rooms.

Should you require group or extended stay rates, please contact SARA PEZZA, National Sales Manager at (416) 966-8458.

Car Rentals

The United Church of Canada has negotiated rates with National Car Rental, Enterprise Car Rental and Avis Canada for both business and personal use.  In the event that a car rental is required please quote one of the discount codes provided below.

If the rental is by General Council staff for United Church work-related reasons, you must apply the charges to the company issued credit card provided to you which will also provide you with insurance coverage for the rental.

If the rental is for personal use, or you are not a General Council staff member, your personal credit card will be used to secure the reservation.  The agent may ask if you would like to apply all charges to the account; your answer should be “no”, in order to ensure you are charged correctly.

You may be asked for proof you are a United Church of Canada employee.  Proof can include a business card, your church email address, letterhead, etc.

National Car Rental

Discount: Get 10% off Standard Booking prices, 2nd driver free

Web: www.nationalcar.ca

Phone: 1-800-CAR-RENT (1-800-227-7368) or International: 1-561-893-747

Contract ID: 2CC0962

Enterprise Car Rental

Web: www.enterprise.com

Phone: 1-800-736-8222

Business Account: 2CC0962

Pin: UNI

Avis Canada

Discount: United Church employees receive a 30% discount:

Web: https://www.avis.ca/car-rental/avisHome/home.ac

Avis Worldwide Discount: X583680

Transportation

VIA Rail

The United Church of Canada has a Business Discount Rate with VIA Rail – 5% off best available public rate at the time of purchase of a train ticket, excluding taxes.

**Please note, only United Church of Canada (UCC) employees & members may take advantage of this discount**

Business Rate Code: 711009

Applies to all purchases of VIA train tickets, with the exception of the following:

  • Prestige Sleeper Class or Escape Fares

  • any promotional fare requiring a discount code (e.g. CAA Discount)

  • multi-trip pass products (such as, but not limited to, BizPak, VIA 6 Pak and Commuter ePass)

  • any other promotion, offer, discount or fare where the conditions specify that it cannot be combined with business rate discounts

Applies to both business and leisure train trips to be taken by the UCC staff/member, duly authorized representatives and up to three (3) additional passengers, provided that they are accompanied by the staff and or duly authorized representative.

Identification and Account Number: 711009

When booking online (www.viarail.ca) or through VIA’s telephone ticket sales office, you must provide the business account number 711009 to receive the business rate.

Business-issued (company or organization) identification bearing your name, being a company or organization ID card, health card, credit card, telephone calling card, pay stub, business card or other document confirming that the staff/representative is duly authorized by the UCC to travel using the UCC’s business account must be shown when picking up the ticket at the station or on board in the case of an electronic ticket. In addition, in cases where the Business ID does not bear your photograph, a Photo ID bearing your name, being a driver’s licence, passport or health card must also be shown.

For a walk up ticket purchase at VIA stations, you will be asked to provide the business account number (711009) and a Business and Photo ID.